Press

Magazine articles (and some videos) about our research

xThe brain dictionary Nature (April 2016)

Neuroscientists create ‘atlas’ showing how words are organised in the brain. The Guardian UK (April 27, 2016)

This is your brain on podcasts. New York Times (April 28, 2016)

This is your mind on brains. Slate (May, 2016)

Map of the brain’s word filing system could help us read minds. New Scientist (April 27, 2016)

The human brain as a word cloud on a shared drive. Wall Street Journal (April 27, 2016)

Locating language within the brain. The Scientist (April 2016)

Brain decoding, reading minds. Nature (October 2013)

The problem with the neuroscience backlash. The New Yorker (June 2013)

How the Brain Really Works. Wall Street Journal (May 3, 2013)

The Cerebral Emporium of Benevolent Knowledge. Neuron (2013)

50 best inventions of 2011, mind-reading computers. Time Magazine (November 2011)

Mind-goggling. The Economist (October 2011)

Mind-reading, the terrible truth. The Economist (October 2011)

Brain imaging reveals what you’re watching. Technology Review (September 2011)

The mind’s eye revealed. Science News (November 2011)

The B movie in your head. Spectroscopy NOW (October 2011)

The quest to read the human mind. Popular Science (February 2010)

Video interviews with Jack Gallant

What If Your Brain Confesses? (January, 2016)

Brains On Trial. (April, 2014)

Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman. (July, 2013)

PBS News Hour. (January 2, 2012)

UC Berkeley Press Office. (December 1 2011)

Radio interviews with Jack Gallant

Freakonomics radio (October 12, 2016)

All in the mind, ABC Australia (July 10, 2016)

CBC radio show on the future of “brain reading” (January 4 2012)

KQED’s Forum (September 27 2011)

CBC’s Quirks and Quarks science show (October 1 2011)

BBC’s Leading Edge science show (March 6 2008)

Lectures by Jack Gallant

Advanced Neuroimaging Summer Program UCLA (2013)

Allen Institute for Brain Science Symposium Rockefeller University (2012)

Second Annual Neuroengineering Conference UIUC (2012)

Center for Law and the Biosciences Stanford University (2012).

Video summaries by the first authors of some of our papers

Natural scene statistics explain the representation of scene categories in human visual cortex. (Neuron 2013). Video by the first author, Dustin Stansbury

Attention during natural vision warps semantic representation across the human brain. (Nature Neuroscience 2013). Video by the first author, Tolga Cukur.

A continuous semantic space describes the representation of thousands of object and action categories across the human brain. (Neuron 2012). Video by the first author, Alex Huth.